Top 10 places to visit in China

The most populous country in the world, which is due to many years of communism to many people remained unknown, certainly has much to offer. Hundreds of interesting tourist destinations are located on the territory of the People’s Republic of China and if you have the opportunity, do not hesitate to visit at least some of them. Will be highlighting just small part of the top 10 places to visit in China:

Huang Long Valley

In the mountain region Minshan, 250 km from Chengdu, is a beautiful valley, which is reminiscent of the yellow dragon. Mountainous country of fairy tales is also one of the names in this part of China. It is a real treasure and a real gem for tourists from all over the world.Huang Long and Muni Gorge are just a part of the offer prepared for a number of interested passengers.

Huang Long Valley
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Beijing

This is the capital of the People’s Republic of China, political, cultural and educational center of the country and the modern metropolis.Beijing is one of the six ancient cities in China, together with Xian, Luoyang, Kaifeng, Nanjing and Hangzhou. Top attractions in Beijing are: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Great Wall, Ming Tomb, Hutong, Lama Temple, Beihai Park, and many others.

Beijing
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Xi’an

It is one of the most famous historical and cultural centers of China. It was the capital of the country during the 13 dynasties, of which the most important were Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang.In the vicinity of the town is the mausoleum of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, in which you can see the famous clay warriors – a collection of 7,000 statues of soldiers and horses made ​​of clay. All sculptures are life – size and there are no two that are the same.

Xi'an
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Shanghai

As the largest city in China, Shanghai is located in the central-eastern part of the country, along the coast of the East China Sea. Shanghai is mainly divided into two parts: Pudong (east of the Huangpu River) and Pusi (west of the Huangpu River). Pudong is the new development zone.Shanghai has two airports – Pudong International Airport and Hongqiao airport for domestic flights.

Shanghai
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Guilin

Located on the banks of the Li River, Guilin has gained fame both at home and abroad with its picturesque landscapes; green mountains, unique rocks of various shapes, crystal waters and numerous caves. Many ethnic minorities who live here had much impact on the cultural life of the city. You can visit the Li River, Reed Flute Cave, a hill called Elephant Trunk, Fubo Hill and other attractions.

Guilin
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